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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Sunday, 26 October 2014

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on August - 11.  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on August - 11.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11.  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on August - 11.  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on August - 11.  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on August - 11.  

1799  On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  

1805  On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on this day in history.  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on August - 11.  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.  

1828  On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On this day in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.  

1858  On this day in history first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  On this day in history nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.  

1860  On August - 11 james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  On August - 11 cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11.